Cornish); Professor Edward Dowden; Mr. W. 0. L. Floyd (who supplied me with an interesting extract from the unpublished Journal of his grandfather, Sir John Floyd) ; Dr. Eichard G-arnett; Mr. Algernon Graves; the late Dr. Birkbeck Hill; Mr. F. 0. Hodgson, Senior Fellow of King's College, Cambridge; Dr. Kells Ingram (who kindly copied for me three letters from the Charlemont MSS. in the library of the Koyal Irish Academy); Mr. F. Gr. Kenyon, of the MSS. Department of the British Museum; the Provost of King's College, Cambridge (the Eev. A. Austen Leigh) ; Mr. E. P. Merritt, of Boston, Mass.; Mr. E. W. B. Nicholson, Bodley's Librarian at Oxford; Colonel W. F. Prideaux.; Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge; Mr. F. Gr. Stephens; Mr. T. Humphry Ward; and to my friend, Mr. F. Gr. Stokes. I ought further to acknowledge my indebtedness to the Dictionary of National Biography, and to Gf. E. C.'s Complete Peerage.
Lastly, I desire to express my gratitude for the invaluable advice and encouragement, and never-failing assistance, which. I have received from my husband at every stage of my work, but for which this laborious undertaking could never have been completed.
DOENET WOOD, BURNHAM, BuCKB,